Algarve featured on Escape to the Continent

The Silves Castle will join the series the English Channel BBc 'Escape to the Continent', which helps "promising buyers find the home of your dreams."

Silves Car Hire at Cheap PricesSilves Castle, one of the most prominent landmarks of Silves and of the Algarve, is to feature in an upcoming episode of the BBC Two series ‘Escape to the Continent’, presented by Nicki Chapman.

The English producer Boundles been collecting images in this monument, this week, which will then be used in the episode filmed in the region.

'In the Algarve will be produced at least two episodes of the series in Portugal, one in Lisbon, another in the central region. Outside our country are numerous programs already produced and featured locations. France, Italy, Austria, Spain, Cyprus and Germany are some of the countries visited ", in the Municipality of Silves, which supported the filming in its territory.

Escape to the Continent is an international spin-off of the hugely successful Escape to the Country, the UK’s longest running relocation show.

It follows Brits considering a move abroad, “as they take the opportunity to test drive what an alternative life could look like in a totally new, sunny clime.”

Countries featured on past series include France, Italy, Austria, Spain, Cyprus and Germany, and at least three programmes were shot in Portugal this year, in Lisbon, Central Portugal, and in the Algarve.

Produced for the BBC by Boundless Productions, the footage shot in Silves Castle, which has been classified as a National Monument since 1910, was also supported by Silves Council.

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